Friday, Feb. 15

* Roller derby season opener
* The Color Wheel at the PHI Centre
* Elephant Stone at Divan Orange
* Stand Up/Strip Down!
* Barbegazi fest

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Elephant Stone, playing tonight at Divan Orange

Roller derby is back! The Montreal Roller Derby league’s 2013 season opens with elite travel team and fluorescent wonder the New Skids On the Block battling Kitchener’s Tri-City Thunder. Better start boning up on your beeramid-making skills. Taz Skatepark (8931 Papineau), doors at 6 p.m., game at 7 p.m., $10

The PHI Centre screens Alex Ross Perry’s American indie drama The Color Wheel, about two dysfunctional adult siblings on a road trip. 407 St-Pierre, 7:30 p.m., $11.25

Local psych-pop/“Hindi rockers” Elephant Stone launch their new eponymous record, with support from the Backhomes and First You Get the Sugar. Read our interview with singer/bassist/sitarist Rishi Dhir here. Divan Orange (4234 St-Laurent), 8:30 p.m., $10

Comics and burlesque performers are teaming up tonight for Stand Up/Strip Down! Boobs and jokes in the same place, on the same night. That’s all you really need to know, right? Théâtre Ste-Catherine (264 Ste-Catherine E.), doors at 8 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m., $12

Into skiing, snowboarding, freestyle sledding and the like? Head to Barbegazi fest,  a two-day series of contests showcasing all of those and more, dude. Olympic Park (Pie-IX at Sherbrooke E.), Feb. 15-16, free

Check out our complete listings for more great club, stage and gallery events.

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